JKS logo
  Jouhou Koukai Services LLC

READING ROOM



formatting


Regulatory & Commercial News >>

2008 >>


September 30, 2008: JKS News: The Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective Study Group, National Cancer Center Japan National Cancer Center Hospital in Tsukiji, TokyoJapan National Cancer Center Hospital in Tsukiji, Tokyo found in 80,000 subjects cohort study published in "American Journal of Epidemiology" American Jornal of Epidemiology coverAmerican Jornal of Epidemiology cover that increased total daily physical activity is beneficial in cancer prevention ... Epidemiology consulting and data
September 29-30, 2008: JKS News: Kitasato University Kitasato University School of PharmacyKitasato University School of Pharmacy and Harvard School of Public Health Harvard School of Public HealthHarvard School of Public Health jointly organized their 8th Symposium on "Advanced and Global Drug Development Techniques: Learning from Experience and New Challenges for the Future"
September 29, 2008: JKS News: Two group companies of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings KK - Tanabe-Mitsubishi Seiyaku KK Tanabe-Mitsubishi logoTanabe-Mitsubishi logo and Benesis KK Benesis logoBenesis logo settled the long-standing tainted blood products lawsuit, TM President Natsuki Hayama TM President Natsuki HayamaTM President Natsuki Hayama sealed the compensation agreement, apologized to the sufferers ... TM product details in JAD Databases | Hepatitis C related resources | Epidemiology consulting and data
September 25, 2008: PMDA: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Safety Information Bulletin No. 250 PMDISPMDSI released, package inserts of 22 interferon products found to case fatal interstitial pneumonia in Hepatitis C patients revised ... Interferons in JAD Databases | Interferon reports
September 24, 2008: JKS News: The new Japanese Prime Minister Prime Minister Official Residence in TokyoPrime Minister Official Residence in Tokyo lines up new Cabinet, Health, Labor and Welfare Minister Yoichi Masuzoe MHLW Minister Y. MasuzoeMHLW Minister Y. Misuzoe re-appointed, leadership of Pharmaceutical and Food Safety Bureau (PFSB) MHLW Headoffice in TokyoMHLW Headoffice in Tokyo and PMDA PMDA Headoffice in TokyoPMDA Headoffice in Tokyo unchanged ...free resources
September 23, 2008: JKS News: Teva Pharmaceuticals KK TAPI International logoTAPI International logo - a subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and the unlisted Kowa KK Kowa KK summary of activitiesKowa KK summary of activities - a diversified business group, active in both R&D and OTC pharmaceuticals, to form a joint venture company - tentatively named Teva-Kowa Pharma KK for a full scale sale of generics from 2010 ... Teva Master Files and Kowa products in JAD Databases | Generics report preview
September 18, 2008: JKS News: Mid-sized OTC and generics maker Mikasa Seiyaku KK Mikasa Seiyaku KK office in TokyoMikasa Seiyaku KK office in Tokyo to be de-listed from Jasdag Stock Exchange Jasdag Stock ExchangeJasdag Stock Exchange after MBO ... Mikasa products in JAD Databases | market consulting | related reading
September 18, 2008: JKS News: Movements on Medical Representative (MR) scene: Banyu Seiyaku KK Banyu Seiyaku Headoffice in TokyoBanyu Seiyaku Headoffice in Tokyo to scale down by 70% its sales locations; Mylan KK Mylan Japan headofficeMylan Japan headoffice to increase the sales force to 300 MRs; the Japan Pharmaceutical Industry Legal Affairs Association (Ihouken) Japan Pharmaceutical Industry Legal Affairs Association headoffice in Nihonbashi, TokyoJapan Pharmaceutical Industry Legal Affairs Association headoffice in Nihonbashi, Tokyo proposed a revision of the working contracts for MR for improving relations with project managers ... Approved products in JAD Databases
September 16, 2008: JKS News: The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Headoffice in Rockville, MD, USACenter for Drug Evaluation and Research Headoffice in Rockville, MD, USA issues 2 Warning Letters to Ranbaxy Laboratories Ranbaxy Laboratories LimitedRanbaxy Laboratories Limited and an Import Alert for drugs from two Ranbaxy plants in India: the actions affect over 30 different generic drugs, cites serious manufacturing deficiencies; shares of Daiichi-Sankyo KK Daiichi-Sankyo brandmarkDaiichi-Sankyo brandmark unchanged in Tokyo ... Daiichi Sankyo products in JAD Databases
September 15, 2008: JKS News: On the occasion of "Respect for the Aged Day" the MHLW MHLW Headoffice in TokyoMHLW Headoffice in Tokyo announced that the number of centenaries exceeds 36,000 and it is expected to reach 1 million in foreseeable future ... Demographics consulting
September 12, 2008: JKS News: The Committee of Drugs of PAFSC, MHLW MHLW Headoffice in TokyoMHLW Headoffice in Tokyo approved the orphan drug designation for Sodium phenylbutyrate of Ucyclyd Pharma (Medicis Corp.) Medicis headoffice in Scottsdale, AZ, USAMedicis headoffice in Scottsdale, AZ, USA and for GlaxoSmithKline Japan KK GSK headoffice in TokyoGSK headoffice in Tokyo pre-pandemic anti-H5N1 vaccine (GSK1557484A) ... Orphan and GSK products in JAD Databases | Vaccine report preview
September 12, 2008: JKS News: Two food companies with pharma operations - Meiji Seika Kaisha KK Meiji Seika Kaisha KK logoMeiji Seika Kaisha KK logo and Meiji Nyugyo KK Meiji Nyugyu logoMeiji Nyugyu logo to merge under Meiji Holding, existing Solvay Meiji Yakuhin KK and Hepatitis B vaccine production to be preserved, new focus on healthy food ... Meiji products in JAD Databases | market consulting | related reading
September 12, 2008: JKS News: Pharmaceutical and Food Safety Bureau (PFSB) MHLW Headoffice in TokyoMHLW Headoffice in Tokyo update the list of approved FOSHU (food for specified health uses) products - now reaching 1,032 ... Affiliated research site
September 11, 2008: Fuji Keizai KK Fuji Keizai KK office building in Nihonbashi Kodenmacho, TokyoFuji Keizai KK office building in Nihonbashi Kodenmacho, Tokyo 2008 Economic Survey: with introduction in 2008 of the mandatory insurance check-up the market for metabolic syndrome increased by 18.7% and already reached 1.6 trillion Yen ... report preview
September 10, 2007: JKS News: National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NIID) NIIDNIID unveiled that national measles vaccination level of pubescent population remains under 40% ... Vaccines in JAD Databases | Vaccine report preview
September 8, 2008: JKS News: Team led by Dr. I. Tsuji Ichiro Tsuji, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Forensic Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of MedicineIchiro Tsuji, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health and Forensic Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine from the Division of Epidemiology, Department of Public Health & Forensic Medicine, Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine, found in the Ohsaki Cohort Study published in "Psychosomatic Medicine" journal August 2008 issue Psychosomatic Medicine logoPsychosomatic Medicine logo that lack of "something to live for" (ikigai in Japanese) shortens life expectation ...full news | Epidemiology consulting and data
September 5, 2008: JKS News: A MHLW Study Group on Safety Issues MHLW Headoffice in TokyoMHLW Headoffice in Tokyo proposed an enhanced management safety system in adverse events monitoring for the recommended for approval by the First Subcommittee of Drugs Thalidomide submitted by Fujimoto Seiyaku KK Fujimoto Seiyaku headoffice in OsakaFujimoto Seiyaku headoffice in Osaka for treatment of multiple myeloma ... Submitted products in JAD Databases
September 1, 2008: JKS News: Shionogi Seiyaku KK Shionogi Seiyaku KK logoShionogi Seiyaku KK logo acquires 900-employee specialty drugs Sciele Pharma Inc. Sciele Pharma logoSciele Pharma logo to expand the sales network in North American market ... Shionogi products in JAD Databases | market consulting | related reading
August 29, 2008: JKS News: The First Subcommittee of Drugs of PAFSC, MHLW MHLW Headoffice in TokyoMHLW Headoffice in Tokyo recommended for approval Pirfenidone developed by Intermune and submitted by Shionogi Seiyaku KK Shionogi Seiyaku headoffice in OsakaShionogi Seiyaku headoffice in Osaka as the first treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis ... Submitted products in JAD Databases
August 28, 2008: JKS News: The Second Subcommittee of Drugs of PAFSC, MHLW MHLW Headoffice in TokyoMHLW Headoffice in Tokyo pre-approved orphan drug designation for GlaxoSmithKline Japan KK GSK headoffice in TokyoGSK headoffice in Tokyo pre-pandemic anti-H5N1 vaccine (GSK1557484A), domestic Phase II trial scheduled ... Orphan and GSK products in JAD Databases | Vaccine report preview
August 25, 2008: JKS News: PMDA PMDA Headoffice in TokyoPMDA Headoffice in Tokyo released the updated Japan Drug Master Files listing of over 2,200 entries ... JMF details in JAD Databases  |  Key report reading
August 22, 2008: JKS News: IHI Plant Engineering KK IHI Plant Engineering KK logoIHI Plant Engineering KK logo reported a purchase of 2% stock of UMN Pharma KK (Unmet Medical Needs Pharma) UMN Pharma logoUMN Pharma logo developing anti-H5N1 recombinant influenza vaccine ... Vaccine details in JAD Databases | Key report preview | Vaccine consulting
August 20, 2008: JKS News: Yakult Honsha KK Yakult Honsha Headoffice in Shinbashi, TokyoYakult Honsha Headoffice in Shinbashi, Tokyo acquired from USA-based Celsion Corp. Celsion Corp. logoCelsion Corp. logo development rights in Japan for ThermoDox, a liposome-encapsulated doxorubicin ... Yakult Honsha anti-cancers in JAD Databases | Anti-cancers in Japan reports | Unapproved drugs report preview
August 19, 2008: Nihon Keizai Shimbun Nihon Keizai Shimbun HQNihon Keizai Shimbun HQ ranks Dainippon Sumitomo Seiyaku KK Dainippon Sumitomo Seiyaku KK logoDainippon Sumitomo Seiyaku KK logo as the 7th among listed Japanese companies in term of capital spending and highest for pharma stock Dainippon Sumitomo products in JAD Databases
August 18, 2008: JKS News: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien LoongSingapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong declared that "Luring foreign talent gives Singapore edge over Japan", by implication in pharma and healthcare as well
August 13, 2008: JKS News: The Japan Productivity Center for Socio-Economic Development (JPC-SED) Japan Productivity Center for Socio-Economic Development (JPC-SED) Headoffice in TokyoJapan Productivity Center for Socio-Economic Development (JPC-SED) Headoffice in Tokyo published results from 4th "Approach to Mental Health" corporate survey: 56.1% of responders admit an increase of mental disorders among employees ... Consulting services | Psychiatry report preview
August 12, 2008: JKS News: The Federation of Japan Pharmaceutical Wholesalers Associations (JPWA) The Federation of Japan Pharmaceutical Wholesalers Associations (JPWA) Headoffice in TokyoThe Federation of Japan Pharmaceutical Wholesalers Associations (JPWA) Headoffice in Tokyo announced the results for FY 2007 with 0.2% decrease of gross profit and no change in operating profit ... Consulting services | Pricing & Reimbursement in Japan report preview
August 11, 2008: JKS News: Daiichi-Sankyo KK Daiichi-Sankyo brandmarkDaiichi-Sankyo brandmark launches open offer to the public shareholders of Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd (RLL) Ranbaxy Laboratories LimitedRanbaxy Laboratories Limited in effort to gain at least 50.1% of the stock ... Daiichi Sankyo products in JAD Databases | report preview
August 8, 2007: Pharmaceutical and Food Safety Bureau (PFSB) MHLW Headoffice in TokyoMHLW Headoffice in Tokyo revised counter indications for Interferon products (Pegasus) in treatment of HBV and HCV infections; added safety precautions for antihypertensive drugs ... relevant products in JAD Databases
August 7, 2007: Pharmaceutical Affairs and Food Sanitation Council (PAFSC) MHLW Headoffice in TokyoMHLW Headoffice in Tokyo discloses embarrassing error in the completed safety survey, the Tamiflu saga to be continued ... previous comments | Chugai products in JAD Databases
August 6, 2008: JKS News: MHLW MHLW Headoffice in TokyoMHLW Headoffice in Tokyo started to inoculate selected medical practitioners as first step against pandemic outbreak of new influenza strains... Consulting services | Vaccines in Japan report preview
August 5, 2008: JKS News: The 64th Japanese regulatory authorities' periodic information meeting "The 18th ICH Immediate Briefings" held in Tokyo ... JKS reports on previous meetings | JKS technical documents
August 4, 2008: JKS News: The unlisted Kowa KK Kowa KK summary of activitiesKowa KK summary of activities - a diversified business group, active in both R&D and OTC pharmaceuticals, acquires US-based specialty drugs ProEthic Pharmaceuticals Inc. ProEthic Pharmaceuticals Inc. logoProEthic Pharmaceuticals Inc. logo to support the North America launch of Livalo (pitavastatin) ... Kowa products in JAD Databases | statins in Japan reports
August 4, 2008: JKS News: MHLW's MHLW Headoffice in TokyoMHLW Headoffice in Tokyo designates 2 new orphan products (ODD No. 213 and ODD No. 214) ... orphan drug details in JAD Databases | report preview
August 3, 2008: JKS News: PM Fukuda Japanese PM Y. FukudaJapanese PM Y. Fukuda reshuffles the Cabinet, appoints the MP and ex-Environment Minister Dr. Ichiro Kamoshita Ichiro Kamoshita, Senior Vice-Minister of MHLWIchiro Kamoshita, Senior Vice-Minister of MHLW - a physician, as Senior Vice-Minister of MHLW to carry the healthcare reforms
August 1, 2008: JKS News: MHLW MHLW Headoffice in TokyoMHLW Headoffice in Tokyo held hearing on 2007 "New Pharmaceutical Industry Vision and Action Plan for its Achievement", priority given to vaccine development, EFPIA, PhRMA voiced opinions ... Consulting services
July 31, 2008: JKS News: Chugai Seiyaku KK Chugai Seiyaku headoffice in Mitsui Honkan BldgChugai Seiyaku headoffice in Mitsui Honkan Bldg reports half-year earnings, sales of Tamiflu dropped by 93% ... Chugai products in JAD Databases | related readings
July 30, 2008: JKS News: Financially-indebted but ambitious Osaka Prefectural Government Osaka Prefectural GovernmentOsaka Prefectural Government to create Japan's largest biotechnology hub based on Saito Life Science Park Saito Life Science ParkSaito Life Science Park, Osaka University Faculty of Medicine Osaka University Faculty of MedicineOsaka University Faculty of Medicine and historic downtown Doshomachi Doshomachi in central OsakaDoshomachi in central Osaka pharma companies HQ area
June 29, 2008: JKS News: While Cultural Affairs Agency Cultural Affairs Agency, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, MEXTCultural Affairs Agency, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, MEXT found "stress" to be most recognizable (98.5%) foreign word in Japan, indiscriminate knife attacks by undiagnosed and untreated psychotic persons become a weekly occurrence ... psychiatry report preview
July 28, 2008: JKS News: Embattled Tanabe-Mitsubishi Seiyaku KK Tanabe-Mitsubishi logoTanabe-Mitsubishi logo recovered from tainted blood products Hepatitis C disaster to expand in 2008 to the 4th largest share (4.9%) of prescription drugs sales in Japan, displacing both Pfizer and Chugai ... TM product details in JAD Databases | related reading
July 25, 2008: JKS News: Mr. Y. Hasegawa Yasushika Hasegawa in FCCJYasushika Hasegawa in FCCJ - the Vice-Chairman of Keizai Doyukai (Japan Association of Corporate Executives) Keizai Doyukai (Japan Association of Corporate Executives), TokyoKeizai Doyukai (Japan Association of Corporate Executives), Tokyo and President of Takeda Yakuhin Takeda Yakuhin Kogyo KK HQ in Osaka Midosuji BldgTakeda Yakuhin Kogyo KK HQ in Osaka Midosuji Bldg introduces the JACE vision for "Creating a New Style of Japanese Management" and postulates that the unique Takeda's management style and corporate culture is the only barrier against foreign acquirers ... related reading
July 24, 2008: JKS News: MHLW MHLW Headoffice in TokyoMHLW Headoffice in Tokyo made public the 2008 draft version of "Medical Devices Industry Vision" mapping plans for the next 5 years, now soliciting public opinions ... Medical devices / IVD consulting
July 23, 2008: JKS News: Otsuka Holding Group Otsuka Holding Group headoffice in Kanda, TokyoOtsuka Seiyaku Group headoffice in Kanda, Tokyo a diversified 100-member conglomerate to acquire all Itoham Life Science KK properties Itoham Life Science main facility in IbarakiItoham Life Science main facility in Ibaraki including American Peptide Co. American Peptide Co. headoffice in Sunnyvale, CAAmerican Peptide Co. headoffice in Sunnyvale, CA to expand its ingredients and API capacities ... Otsuka products in JAD Databases | related report preview
July 22, 2008: MHLW MHLW Headoffice in TokyoMHLW Headoffice in Tokyo announces coming release of "Five Peace-of-Mind Plans" for overhaul of social security system, possibly ministry's administrative restructuring ...
July 22, 2008: Momenta Pharmaceuticals Momenta Pharmaceuticals logoMomenta Pharmaceuticals logo successfully submitted in US the first generic version of Copaxone (Glatiramer acetate), an yet unapproved in Japan product indicated for reduction of the frequency of relapses in patients with Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (MS) ... related report preview
July 18, 2008: JKS News: MHLW MHLW Headoffice in TokyoMHLW Headoffice in Tokyo released for qualified public comments the Step 2 draft of ICH Harmonised Tripartite Guideline "Guidance on Nonclinical Safety Studies for the Conduct of Human Clinical Trials and Marketing Authorization for Pharmaceuticals" ... Japanese guidelines consulting
July 17, 2008: JKS News: Kinetic Concepts Inc. Kinetic Concepts logoKinetic Concepts logo announced that by end of June has completed in Japan the Phase II trial required for approval of its negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) technique ... medical device consulting
July 16, 2007: JKS News: The Japan Medical Association Japan Medical Association HeadofficeJapan Medical Association Headoffice published a full-page petition Japan Medical Association HeadofficeJapan Medical Association Headoffice in national newspapers soliciting Japanese citizens to protest 220 billion Yen health insurance cost-reduction plan of the Government
July 16, 2008: MHLW MHLW Headoffice in TokyoMHLW Headoffice in Tokyo approved 23 new products, including anti-cancer drugs in summer round of approval ... details in JAD Databases  |  related report preview
July 15, 2008: JKS News: PMDA PMDA Headoffice in TokyoPMDA Headoffice in Tokyo starts soliciting public comments in relation to the Pharmacopoeia Discussion Group (PDG) international harmonization of the Japanese Pharmacopoeia XV Japanese PharmacopoeiaJapanese Pharmacopoeia ... Information Meetings reports
July 14, 2008: JKS News: Arinobu Tojo A. TojoA. Tojo , a researcher at the Molecular Therapy, Advanced Clinical Research Center, Institute of Medical Science, University of Tokyo Molecular Therapy, Advanced Clinical Research Center, The Institute of Medical Science, The University of TokyoMolecular Therapy, Advanced Clinical Research Center, The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo admits falsifying IRB approval, retracts the published in May 2008 in Ferrata Storti Foundation medical journal Haematologica HaematologicaHaematologica article; MHLW to revise the clinical research and tissue handling guidelines ... Japanese guideline consulting | Laws
July 12, 2008: MHLW MHLW Headoffice in TokyoMHLW Headoffice in Tokyo announced positively concluded 1-year 10,000 person Tamiflu safety survey ... previous comments | Chugai products in JAD Databases
July 11, 2008: JKS News: The 63rd Japanese regulatory authorities' periodic information meeting "Drugs and Medical Devices Production Monitoring - Emphasis on GMP, QSM, Counterfeiting and Narcotics" held in Tokyo ... JKS reports on previous meetings | JKS technical documents
July 11, 2008: JKS News: MHLW MHLW Headoffice in TokyoMHLW Headoffice in Tokyo appoints Mr. Yasuyuki Takai (former Head of the Public Affairs Office to the Cabinet Secretariat) as new Director-General of PFSB, promotes Mr. Kazuhiko Mori to Head of the Safety Division ... Japanese Government | Presentation by PFSB officials
July 10, 2008: JKS News: Sekisui Medical KK Sekisui Medical Headoffice in TokyoSekisui Medical Headoffice in Tokyo, a subsidiary of Sekisui Chemical KK conglomerate acquires US-based XenoTech XenoTech facilityXenoTech facility to expand capabilities for "evaluating drug candidates as substrates, inhibitors and inducers of Cytochrome P450 enzymes" ... related pre-clinical research regulations | Sekisui in JAD Databases
July 8, 2008: JKS News: Regardless of sensational claims of Indian tabloids for Pfizer's counterbid, Daiichi-Sankyo KK Daiichi-Sankyo HQ, TokyoDaiichi-Sankyo HQ, Tokyo remains the only contender for Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd (RLL) Ranbaxy Laboratories LimitedRanbaxy Laboratories Limited after expiration of the legal bid-logging period
July 7, 2008: JKS News: MHLW MHLW Headoffice in TokyoMHLW Headoffice in Tokyo released survey results for dementia and juvenile dementia prevalence... details in JAD Databases | related services
July 4, 2008: JKS News: After spinning-off its Aichi Central Research Laboratories and world-auctioning its equipment Pfizer Japan auctionPfizer Japan auction Pfizer KK became 3rd largest stockholder in RaQualia Souyaku KK ... extended Pfizer news | Pfizer in JAD Databases
July 3, 2008: JKS News: Kyoto University Kyoto UniversityKyoto University established iPS Academia Japan KK to "prevent some groups or companies from monopolizing the iPS technology", the lead researcher Shinya YamanakaShinya Yamanaka says meaningful therapeutics 30 years away
July 2, 2008: JKS News: BioForum / BioExpo, Interphex Japan 2008 MHLW Minister MasuzoeMHLW Minister Misuzoe opened in Tokyo, most of the key domestic and foreign pharmaceutical companies conspicuously absent from 650 exhibitors
July 2, 2008: JKS News: Researchers at Duke University Medical Center Duke University HospitalDuke University Hospital published "MicroRNAs expressed by herpes simplex virus 1 during latent infection regulate viral mRNAs" - with a potential new approach for treatment of herpetic infections ...related JKS research | report preview | market research services
July 1, 2008: JKS News: MHLW MHLW Headoffice in TokyoMHLW Headoffice in Tokyo revamps the web site, introduces new logo MHLW logoMHLW logo , content for mobile phone users
July 1, 2008: JKS News: The introduction of age-verification TASPO card TASPO cardTASPO card for vending machine cigarettes purchase projected to increase the demand for OTC smoking-cessation aids... relevant products in JAD Databases


News archive (2009-2006)>>


News archive (2012-2006)>>

 

Archived headline news from other periods could be found here:


Notice >>

 

The JAD News Database is currently in beta-testing and expected to be launched in 2011 for all registered users


Registered users of JAD Databases>>


JAD users login button


Copyright © 2001-2013 and Database Rights owned by Jouhou Koukai Services LLC. All rights reserved worldwide.
All materials on this web site are protected by copyrights. Jouhou Koukai and Jouhou Koukai logo are service marks of JKS LLC.

Terms & Conditions | Inquiries to Regulatory Department